The kids have been out of school for the last two weeks. This means the classic phrase comes out of their mouth every day. “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do.” I became exhausted suggesting the usual list. “Go outside! Read a book! Do your chores! Play with the dog!” I almost had a nervous breakdown … More Parent Tip: How Ice Cream Can Keep You Sane.
This season marks a time when many school projects will be showing up in the house. James’ wide eyes will stare up at me as he places a clay sculpture in my hands. “I made this for you!” It’s all adorable of course, but by January, my fridge is buried under pictures of Thanksgiving construction … More Shit my kids bring home.